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About us

At Newby, we create unique, luxury homes with a strong focus on building communities and delivering a seamless customer experience. Our current locations include York, Harrogate and Nidderdale.

We pride ourselves on developing new build homes that offer exceptional living spaces, with a high-quality specification throughout and a focus on delivering a product that exceeds our customers’ expectations.

Based in North Yorkshire, we have been established since 2008 and have delivered various developments across the region. Our previous success stories include Castle Chambers in York, Devonshire Place in Harrogate and Velocity Village in Sheffield.

Essentially a mixed-use developer, we undertake a variety of projects, land promotion, asset management, development management and development in its own right.

Why Buy with Newby

Great location, Quality Build, high specification & energy efficiency, all with peace of mind! These are just some of the reasons why Newby customers love their New homes.

Feel part of a community

We choose locations you want to live in, you make it your community. Using local trade, talented craftsmen and companies, Newby ensure that we don’t just provide unique homes, but jobs. our supply chain and services are kept local where possible, strengthening our local economy and sustaining small villages.

Quality build

Crafted with detail, each development is meticulously designed to ensure the distinctive features are in keeping with the local area, our Architects concept is to create spaces you can work and relax in but offers functionality. Our interiors are flooded with natural light, storage cupboards and lockers (in apartments) are built in to our schemes, ensuring you have space to grow and a healthy environment to work & live in.

Timeless Specification

Our specification gives high quality appliances, such as Neff, locally crafted kitchens with soft closing doors and Vessini bathrooms and ensuite that will stand the test of time on both quality and a timeless look. But high quality, wooden floor to entrance and living area, carpets to bedrooms and underfloor heated tiling to all bathroom floors are what are often classed as “Optional extras,” on all our apartment schemes these are Standard, savings thousands of pounds.

Reduced energy bills and carbon emissions

Wall insulation, loft insulation, energy efficient appliances are just a few ways to reduce your running costs and the impact on our environment.

Added peace of mind

We’re committed to providing the highest level of customer service throughout your customer journey, but we also provide a 2 year warranty and a 10 year insurance backed warranty with either LABC or Checkmate, just in case!

Meet the team

Nick Moody
Deal Origination & Funding

Nick Moody, a founding partner of Newby has over twenty-five years experience in the property industry. Nick provides deal origination and funding for Newby and coordinates corporate strategy
Simon Hepden
Development & Planning

Simon Hepden, a founding partner of Newby has over twenty years experience in development, planning, project and cost management and construction delivery. Simon enables Newby to build in house without recourse to main contractors.
Frazer Roberts
Project Direction

Frazer is a stakeholder in Newby and co-ordinates the business from acquisition/funding through the development process to eventual sale.

Bethany Jackson
Trainee Sales Administrator

Bethany joined the growing team over a year ago and now works alongside the Sales Director and aids in the day-to-day management of the sales and customer care function within the office.

Stan Barrett

Stan heads up the finance department for the company and oversees the day-to-day accounting.

Joshua Atkinson 

Joshua has been in finance for over seven years and has joined Newby's finance team to oversee the day to day accounting.

Thomas Holme
Development Manager

Thomas co-ordinates between our development and commercial team for Newby’s new build and conversion projects alongside complete management of sub-contractors. Thomas successfully graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BSc (Hons) in Quantity Surveying & Construction Commercial Management.

Chris Walker
Contracts Manager

Chris is responsible for the procurement of sub-contractors packages for each development and co-ordinates the site development works across all Newby schemes.

Henry Procter
Development Manager

Henry co-ordinates between our development and commercial team for Newby’s new build and conversion projects alongside complete management of sub-contractors. Henry has 6 years of experience in commerical and residential construction as a Quantity Surveyor and 5 years within private property development. He was recently part of a team to deliver the RICS Social Impact award for the Heritage winning Grantley Hall Hotel & Wellness retreat.

Jonathan Hull
Site Manager

Jonathan has over 20 year’s experience of working in construction. His previous projects have ranged from large student accommodation buildings in York, hotels and the Nottingham Train Station Grade II listed building refurbishment. Jonathan currently oversees the Ryedale House development in York.

Sam Hutchinson
Site Manager

Sam is responsible for the health and safety as well as the project and site management of Newby’s developments. Sam currently oversees the development process at our Glasshouses Mill site near Pateley Bridge.

Paul Cowan
Site Manager

Paul has worked in construction for over 15 years with NVQ qualifications in joinery. Paul has recently joined the management team as an Site Manager and will be working on both regeneration and new build projects at our upcoming development Devonshire Lane in Harrogate.

Mathew Wyvill
Assistant Site Manager

Matthew has over 15 years’ experience of working in construction and has worked on numerous development projects. Matthew assists the Site Manager at Springfield Court in Harrogate and is responsible for the general on-site duties, as well as health and safety and the day to day running of the project.

Tina Avis-Edwards
Sales and Marketing Director

Tina has recently joined Newby as the new Sales Director and brings along with her over 23 years' experience within the new build property sector.

Tom Shotton
Development Manager

Tom has worked alongside Newby for many years and is currently overseeing the upcoming Devonshire Lane development in Harrogate.

Join our team

There are no vacancies available at this time.

Our Partners

Oak North Bank was created to help the UK's growth businesses and entrepreneurs reach their potential by providing them with bespoke, no-nonsense debt finance solutions OakNorth lends between £500,000 to £25m to businesses and property developers in the UK and is working with Newby on the redevelopment of Ryedale House, York
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Beaufort Capital is a development financier specialising in providing mezzanine and equity co-investments. Beaufort offers versatile and comprehensive funding solutions across all Real Estate asset classes and geographies throughout Great Britain. We have a collaborative culture and have enjoyed building a strong relationship with the Newby team since working together on Ryedale House, an impressive residential development in the heart of York city centre.
An independent merchant banking group based in London. Newby have worked closely with Close Brothers on the successful development of 32 Devonshire Place and Windsor Court, and continue to build on the relationship working alongside them in the development of Springfield Court.
Reditum Capital works to provide bespoke financing solutions to a diverse range of industry professionals across a multitude of assets – from major property developments to alternatives to receivables. Since inception, Reditum have provided more than £470 million of funding for real estate and asset-backed transactions across the UK, Europe and the rest of the world. Reditum pride themselves on their ability to supply intelligent solutions and generate superior returns for their investors. Through the talented and entrepreneurial team of 60+ professionals, Reditum are able to provide an agile and flexible approach to alternative and specialist finance. 
Homes England helps create successful communities by making more homes and business premises available to the residents and businesses who need them. We also regulate social housing providers in England.
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Past Developments

Windsor Court

  • Location marker Harrogate
  • Home icon from £260,000
  • Bedrooms icon 2 & 3 bedrooms

Windsor Court is an exclusive gated residential development of 2 and 3 bedroom luxury apartments situated in the centre of the highly regarded spa town of Harrogate.

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Castle Chambers

  • Location marker York
  • Bedrooms icon x

A Joint Venture with Telereal Trillium (London based property company) in converting an existing city centre office building into 25 contemporary apartments and a new 2,900 sq ft A3 unit.

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Devonshire Place

Devonshire Place

  • Location marker Harrogate
  • Home icon from £395,000
  • Bedrooms icon 12 Apartments & 1 House

32 Devonshire Place previously one of the oldest coaching inns in Harrogate that had been left derelict. This Grade II listed building was converted into 12 stunning apartments and a detached mews house.

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  • Location marker Gloucestershire

Newby identified 104 acres of agricultural land in the green belt between the A417(T) and north Brockworth and entered into a JV agreement with St Congar (Europa Capital’s Strategic Land Operation).

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